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Ramen being pulled from a bowl with chopsticks
Guide to Ramen Varieties
Six different Asian noodle types on a black background
The Serious Eats Guide to Shopping for Asian Noodles
A clip top jar full of homemade instant noodles. A pair of chopsticks lifts a bite from the jar.
Make Your Own Just-Add-Hot-Water Instant Noodles (and Make Your Coworkers Jealous) | The Food Lab
A bowl of prepared ramen from Sun Noodles. The ramen has a two soft-boiled egg halves, green onions, and broth. A pair of chopsticks are lifting some of the noodles.
The Fresh Ramen Kits From Sun Noodle Will Knock Your Socks Off
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The Best Chicken-Flavored Instant Ramen | Taste Test
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The Ramen Rater's Top Ten Instant Noodles Manufactured in the USA, 2013 Edition
Why Does My Noodle Soup Thicken As It Sits Overnight? | Ask The Food Lab
Overhead view of boat noodles
Guaydtiaao Reuua Neuua Dtoon (Thai Boat Noodles With Braised Beef)
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Guaydtiaao Bpet Dtoon (Thai Duck Noodle Soup)
Side view of Guaydtiaao Tom Yam Moo Saap
Guaydtiaao Tom Yam Moo Saap (Tom Yam Noodle Soup With Minced Pork)
Overhead view of Guayd tiaao Moo Nam Sai
Guaydtiaao Moo Nam Sai (Thai Clear Pork Noodle Soup With Pork Meatballs)
Overhead view of Pantrucas in two serving bowls and pot
Pantrucas (Chilean Noodle Soup)
Stir-fried noodles with vegetables on a plate.
Mie Goreng
Overhead view of Pho Saigon
Phở Saigon (Southern Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup)
Lo Mein in a black bowl
16 Easy Noodle Recipes for a Quick Meal Any Time of Day
A serving bowl of yam woon sen with shrimp.
Yam Woon Sen (Thai Glass Noodle Salad With Shrimp)
Bowl of cold sesame noodles topped with cucumber, celery, and cilantro
Cold Sesame Noodles
Hands holding thin hand-pulled lamian noodles over floured counter.
Hand-Pulled Lamian Noodles Recipe
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Miso Tori Paitan Ramen (Creamy Chicken Broth Ramen)
A bowl of jjajangmyeon with a thick and hearty black bean sauce on one side and fresh noodles on the other.
Jjajangmyeon (Korean Black Bean Noodles) Recipe
Bowl of khao piak sen (Lao chicken noodle soup)
Khao Piak Sen (Lao Chicken Noodle Soup) Recipe
A bowl of jap chae showing colorful egg strips, spinach, carrot, and more intertwined in the noodles.
Japchae (Korean Glass Noodles With Pork and Vegetables) Recipe
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Hot and Numbing Shredded Lamb Noodle Soup Recipe
A bowl of Korean knife-cut noodle soup, showing chopsticks lifting noodles from the bowl below.
Myeolchi Kal Guksu (Korean Anchovy Knife-Cut Noodle Soup) Recipe
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Cellophane Noodles with Pork and Thai Basil Recipe
A bowl of flavorful homemade Taiwanese beef noodle soup
Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup Recipe
bowl of Dan Dan Noodles
Dan Dan Noodles Recipe
A bowl of Vietnamese pho topped with fresh herbs
Phở Đuôi Bò (Vietnamese Noodle Soup with Oxtail) Recipe
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20 Noodle Soup Recipes for All Occasions
A photo of lo han jai (Buddha's Delight) on a white plate.
Lo Hon Jai (Buddha's Delight)
A bowl of Cantonese roast duck soup with noodles
3-Step Cantonese Roast Duck Soup Noodles
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Why My Fridge Is Never Without Shirataki Noodles (and Yours Shouldn't be Either)
Vegan Dan Dan Noodles Recipe
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Bukkake Udon (Japanese Cold Noodles With Broth) Recipe
 Stir-fried lo mein noodles with pork and vegetables served on a platter
Stir-Fried Lo Mein Noodles With Pork and Vegetables Recipe
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Crispy Pan-Fried Noodles With Seafood Recipe
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Cold Somen Noodles with Dipping Sauce Recipe
Japanese udon noodles in a ceramic bowl with mushroom-soy broth, stir-fried mushrooms, raw mushrooms, sliced scallions, cabbage, and tofu.
Japanese Udon With Mushroom-Soy Broth, Stir-Fried Mushrooms, and Cabbage (Vegan) Recipe
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Spicy Peanut Noodle Salad With Cucumbers, Red Peppers, and Basil Recipe
A white ceramic bowl holding lo mein with beef and broccoli on a purple colored stone surface.
Stir-Fried Lo Mein With Beef and Broccoli Recipe
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Vermicelli in Chili Oil, Soy Sauce, and Vinegar Recipe
A bowl of shiritaki noodles with chili oil, chopped garnishes alongside and chopsticks sitting on the edge of the bowl.
Sichuan Shirataki Sesame Noodle Salad With Cucumber, Sichuan Peppercorn, Chili Oil, and Peanuts (Vegan) Recipe
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Cold Sichuan-Style Noodles with Spinach and Peanuts Recipe
Yaki Udon With Shrimp Recipe
Chả Cá
Chả Cá, Seared Fish with Turmeric Over Rice Noodles Recipe
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Mul Naengmyun (Korean Cold Noodle Soup With Asian Pear and Cucumber)
Stir-Fried Chow Mein With Four Vegetables
Stir-Fried Chow Mein With Four Vegetables Recipe
Closeup of a bowl of spicy chicken noodle soup with lime and ginger.
Spicy Chicken Noodle Soup With Lime and Ginger Recipe
Taiwanese Danzai Noodle Soup Recipe
Zhajiang Noodles
Fuchsia Dunlop's Zhajiang Noodles (Zha Jiang Mian)
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Cold Yibin-Style Noodles Recipe
Udon Noodles with Bay Scallops and Baby Bok Choy Recipe
Noodles with Flank Steak, Bok Choy, and Black Bean Sauce Recipe
Array of uncooked wontons on a wooden cutting board.
Big Wontons
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My Thai: Tom Kha Udon Soup with Mushrooms
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Wonton Noodle Soup With Chicken and Shiitakes Recipe
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Tom Kha Udon Soup With Mushrooms Recipe
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Dinner Tonight: Cold Soba Salad with Peppers and Ponzu Dressing Recipe